The Road Taken: A Guide to the Roads and Scenery of Mayo

The Road Taken: A Guide to the Roads and Scenery of Mayo

by Michael Mullen

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The Road Taken: A Guide to the Roads and Scenery of Mayo by Michael Mullen

From the Nephin Beg range to Achill and the Céide Fields, this study travels through the gentle and rich landscape of Mayo. Author Michael Mullen shares his wide-ranging knowledge of the county in order to give travelers an understanding of Mayo’s rich history and varied landscapes while he guides them along its roads and through its historical and literary heritage. A driving guide, potted history, and miscellany, this is an invaluable companion for anyone wishing to explore the better and lesser-known attractions of the county and includes a beautiful selection of color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845885779
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael Mullen is the author of more than 30 books, including two histories of Mayo.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The ground beneath your feet 6

Castlebar 7

Westport 9

Louisburgh 21

Clare Island 35

Towards Leenaun 39

Aghagower 45

Castlebar to Mulranny and on to Achill 47

The Road to Belmullet 59

Belmullet to Ballina 67

Ballina to Castlebar 75

Castlebar to Ballinrobe and onwards 87

Partry 91

Ballinrobe 95

Moore Hall 111

Castlebar to Belcarra and Balla to Claremorris 117

Claremorris 123

Ballyhaunis 129

Charlestown and Knock 133

Foxford and Straide 143

Turlough 157

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